Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for VBScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VBScript over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 67 84
Rank change year-on-year -10 +17 +5
Contract jobs citing VBScript 11 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.95% 1.40% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.06% 3.14% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +28.00% -3.66%
10th Percentile £413 £313 £265
90th Percentile £438 £400 £369
Scotland median daily rate £350 £400 £325
% change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - £43.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate - £33.50 -

VBScript is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 535 478 560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 46.08% 44.59% 36.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 237 304
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £365 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +8.15% -10.00%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £213
90th Percentile £523 £450 £466
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +10.71% -4.11% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 4
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 £30.16 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.42% -45.16% +175.00%
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £43.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -51.16% +14.67% +38.89%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing VBScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in Glasgow

VBScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VBScript in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for VBScript in Glasgow

VBScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBScript in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (81.82%) SCCM
2 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 9 (81.82%) Symantec
2 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 9 (81.82%) Firewall
3 6 (54.55%) Business Continuity
3 6 (54.55%) Publishing
3 6 (54.55%) BCP
3 6 (54.55%) Business Continuity Planning
4 5 (45.45%) Linux
5 4 (36.36%) Perl
5 4 (36.36%) McAfee
5 4 (36.36%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (36.36%) Python
5 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (36.36%) Security Operations
6 3 (27.27%) Open Source
6 3 (27.27%) Data Security
6 3 (27.27%) DNS
7 2 (18.18%) Kerberos
7 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) Apache
7 2 (18.18%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (18.18%) Clustering
7 2 (18.18%) Apache Solr
7 2 (18.18%) Apache Spark
7 2 (18.18%) Windows 10

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) Apache Solr
1 2 (18.18%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) Kerberos
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Security Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (18.18%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
4 1 (9.09%) Solaris
4 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) BCP
1 6 (54.55%) Business Continuity
1 6 (54.55%) Business Continuity Planning
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Security Operations
3 3 (27.27%) Data Security
3 3 (27.27%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (36.36%) Perl
2 4 (36.36%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (81.82%) SCCM
2 4 (36.36%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (18.18%) EnCase
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Symantec
2 4 (36.36%) McAfee
3 2 (18.18%) Nuix
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft